Michael Butler

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All systems go for Europa mission

Jupiter’s moon Europa is a promising place to look for life beyond Earth. A new mission to Europa is now moving forward from concept review to …

Astronomy

Commercial Crew Program head: The next two years will be exciting time for CCP

Image Credit: NASA<p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — On the day that NASA, Boeing, and United Launch Alliance (<i>ULA</i> ) marked the first steps to enabling crew to …

Space Exploration

Space Simulators are Making a Comeback But Am I Ready for Them?

It seems like we’re finally seeing the rebirth of space simulation. With titles like <i>Elite Dangerous</i> and <i>Star Citizen</i> just around the corner, one of …

Virtual Reality

'Fast Radio Burst' Spotted Live in Space for 1st Time

For the first time, a burst of radio waves hundreds of millions of times more energetic than the sun was caught red-handed as it slammed into the …

Nasa announces Mars Balance Mass Challange winners

Nasa has announced the winners of its first Mars Balance Mass Challenge that asked for design ideas for small science and technology payloads that …

Secrets of The Space Race: Rare NASA Photos Hit the Auction Block

The largest sale of NASA photographs in the world ever brings together an astonishing collection of 700 photographs, documenting six decades of space …

SpaceX nearing commercial satellite launch

<b>Update: Tuesday, Feb. 24:</b><p><b>Original story:</b><p>If schedules hold, SpaceX late next Friday will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral for …

Space Exploration

Rocket Launches Postponed from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia

Press Release From: Wallops Flight Facility<br>Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015<p>The launch of three Terrier-Oriole suborbital rockets scheduled for …

Space Exploration

Astronauts spruce up space station for commercial spacecraft

Astronauts completed the first of three spacewalks outside the International Space Station to lay cables for new docking adaptors that are expected …

Space Exploration

100 to compete for one-way Mars trip

The private venture Mars One has announced its selection of 50 men and 50 women who will compete via reality TV for a one-way Mars trip, as early as …